Email Setup Guide - Outlook Express for the PC - IMAP
Last modified: October 13 2005 11:39 am

To begin open Outlook Express 

1)Click the 'Tools' menu.
2)Select 'Accounts'.

3)Select the 'Mail' tab.
4)In the middle of the screen you will see a list of accounts that have already been setup in Outlook Express.
5)Click the [Add] button.
6)Select 'Mail' from the menu.

7)Type your name as you would like it to appear in outgoing mails.
8)Click [Next] to continue.

9)Enter your email address. If your unsure of your email address please contact Imageway (see the Imageway contact page for deatils).
10)Click [Next] to continue.

11)Click the drop down list
12)Select 'IMAP' from the list
You should end up with
13)Enter '' as the incoming mail server name.
14)Enter '' as the outgoing mail server name.
15)Click [Next] to continue.

16)By default Outlook Express will put part of your email address as the username. Delete this information and enter your 'email address '.
17)Enter your 'password'. The 'Remember password' tick box is optional.

NOTE: usernames and passwords are cAse SensITiVe.

If you don't know your username or password please contact Imageway Support

18)Click [Next] to continue.

19)Click the [Finish] button.

20)Select the 'Mail' tab.
21)Select your '' mail account.
22)Click the 'Properties' button.

23)Select the 'Servers' tab.
24)Tick the box next to 'My server requires authentication'.
25)Click the 'Settings' button. (Another dialog box will appear as shown above).
26)Ensure there is a dot next to 'Use the same settings as my incoming mail server' (this should be the default setting).
27)Click the [OK] button to continue.

28)Select the account that has just been created ''
29)Click [Close].

30)If the above message appears click [Yes]. Note: You must be ONLINE to do this. If you're not online you will be prompted to 'download folders' the next time you check your email.

31)A list of folders will appear. These are the folder on the Mail server.
32)Click [OK] to continue.

Outlook Express is now setup to receive email from your email account using the IMAP protocol. The major difference between POP3 & IMAP is that your mail will be stored on the mail server which can be accessed using webmail or another IMAP enabled email program.